EAST DURHAM — Diego Rivera scored all four goals to give Cairo-Durham a 4-1 victory over Hudson in Wednesday’s Patroon Conference boys soccer game.
Rivera has now scored a total of eight goals in his past two games.
In a battle in the midfield, Cairo-Durham pressed hard and it paid off with a goal from Rivera at 15 minutes, off a crossed from Aiden Leo that was bouncing around in the goal box.
Hudson goalkeeper Kasey Moore kept the game at 1-0 going into half time with a great diving save.
Cairo-Durham came out in the second half with good defense and midfield pressured Hudson. Rivera was able to score three more goals with an assist from Connell Deyo.
Hudson was able to answer the Mustangs with a goal from Dejuan Bailey making the game 4-1.
Hudson’s Moorehad two incredible saves during the game and recorded seven saves. while C-D’s Colin MacGifferts had three.
Cairo-Durham outshot Hudson, 16-5, and credit goes to the Mustang defense for pulling together and holding Hudson from getting clean looks at the goal.
The Mustangs had seven corners and Hudson had one.
“Cairo-Durham defense was solid in keeping Hudson from getting a good look at the goal and we were able to limit the number of corners, which we have been working on,”Mustangs coach Patricia Gibson said. “ Our midfielder worked hard to force Hudson to make mistakes, which we were able to capitalize on.”
Cairo-Durham (3-1) goes to Greenville on Saturday at 10 a.m. Hudson (1-2) entertains Catskill on Friday at 7 p.m.
Chatham 3, Taconic Hills 2
CHATHAM — The Chatham boys soccer team won earned its first win of the season on Wednesday, defeating Taconic Hills, 3-2, in Patroon Conference action.
Tobias Jerralds had two goals and Alex Chudy had one. Ethan Narofsky and Jonah Gray assist each had an assist.
Chatham acknowledged seniors Jonah Gray and Gage Nelson before the game.
The Panthers (1-3) travel to Maple Hill on Saturday at 10 a.m., while Taconic Hills hosts Coxsackie-Athens on Friday at 6 p.m.
Greenville 6, Catskill 0
GREENVILLE — Greenville remained unbeaten with a 6-0 Patroon Conference boys soccer victory over Catskill on Wednesday.
Scoring for the Spartans Isaiah Edmonds, James Mitchell, Peyton Gergen, Vinny Davis, and Jack Motta. Catskill also suffered an own goal.
Providing two assists was Ben Reinhard.
Greenville (4-0) hosts Cairo-Durham on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Maple Hill 0, Coxsackie-Athens 0 (2OT)
CASTLETON — Maple Hill and Coxsackie-Athens battled to a 0-0 tie in Wednesday’s Patroon Conference boys soccer game.
Maple Hill’s goalkeeper Justin Sober stopped a penalty kick in the second half. The Wildcats used three keepers that combined for three saves,
C-A’s Spencer Tergeogiou collected three saves.
Maple Hill had the edge on corners, 6-1.
Maple Hill hosts Chatham on Saturday at 10 a.m., while Coxsackie-Athens visits Taconic Hills on Friday at 6 p.m.